Cookies Drop Molasses

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1 1/2 butter
1 c sugar
4 T molasses
1 egg
2 c flour
2 t baking powder
1 t cinnamon
1 T cloves,Ground
1/2 t ginger,Ground

additional sugar for coating
Preheat oven to 375 degrees
Cream together butter & 1 cup sugar. Add molasses & egg & beat well.
Sift together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, cloves, & ginger &
add to butter mixture. Stir until well mixed. Roll into small balls,
no bigger than walnuts, dip each ball in sugar & place 2 inches apart
on a greased cookie sheet. Bake 15 to 18 minutes. Cool on wire racks.